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Network still expects to set new Olympics sales record

The National Hockey League is still looking to revive the World Cup of Hockey, but a proposed tournament in February 2021 has been axed by NHL commissioner Gary Bettman

The World Air Sports Federation (FAI) has appointed Markus Haggeney as acting secretary general following the departure of Susanne Schödel.

Formula 1 chief executive Chase Carey has defended the lack of major sponsorship deals secured since Liberty Media’s takeover of the motor-racing championship, adding that he has a “three-page back lis…

Shashank Manohar has said he will not seek a third term as chairman of the International Cricket Council (ICC) when his current mandate expires in May 2020

The UCI World Tour’s Team Bahrain McLaren has added a host of new sponsors ahead of the 2020 road cycling season.

The all-female W Series, which secured its first major partner this week with telecommunications company ROK Group, could move to hybrid or electric engines in the future, according to chief executive…

The UN General Assembly has adopted a 'truce resolution' ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Games in a gesture aimed at using the Olympics to promote world peace

New term calls for first-ever expansion of MLB simulation game title to non-PlayStation platforms

Visa’s head of marketing for Europe, Adrian Farina, has credited Uefa’s decision to unbundle the sponsorship rights for its men’s and women’s tournaments, saying that it provided the ‘trigger’ for the bra…

Spanish football giants Real Madrid have grown digital revenues over 30 per cent over the course of five-year partnership with Microsoft, creating a digital marketing platform that allows the club to engage with, and learn from, it's 450 million-strong global fanbase.

As dedicated facilities are becoming more commonplace, Rick Snider looks at how sports venues are becoming more adaptive for autistic people.

European Tour chief executive Keith Pelley talks about his plans to diversify the organisation ahead of the season-ending DP World Tour Championship in Dubai. Ben Cronin reports

World Para Powerlifting's World Cup will span four continents for the first time in 2020, with Thailand staging its first international para powerlifting competition in Nakhon Ratchasima from Feburary…

United States women's national team superstar Megan Rapinoe was named the 2019 Sportsperson of the Year by Sports Illustrated, making her only the fourth woman to win the prestigious award alone

Uefa has invited tenders in the sports category, including the official match ball, for its men’s club competitions for the 2021-24 commercial cycle.

The W Series has secured its first major partner with the announcement that the ROK Group has further enhanced its presence in motorsport with its telco brand ROKiT Phones backing the fledgling women’s s…

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has agreed on a “two-speed approach” regarding its esports strategy, reiterating its stance that it will only consider games simulating sports.

Health insurance company Cigna has signed as the official wellness partner of the World Rugby Sevens Series

The Pitch International agency has been appointed by England’s Football Association to exclusively distribute worldwide broadcast rights to the FA Women’s Super League.

Melbourne, Düsseldorf and Durban have submitted final bids to host the 2023 ITTF World Table Tennis Championships Finals.

International Olympic Committee (IOC) president Thomas Bach has agreed that 2024 host city Paris should have free rein to regulate TOP sponsor Airbnb in accordance with its own laws

Private equity company CVC Capital Partners has had separate talks with Fifa and Real Madrid about investing in two competing versions of a world club football championship, according to the Financial…

Agreement ties MLB club deeper into travel and tourism industry

The executive board of the International Olympic Committee has put forward three new names for election as IOC members, although Lord Sebastian Coe, the president of World Athletics, has not been proposed…

ESL, Europe's biggest esports tournament organiser, has said that it has cut a number of jobs at its offices in France and Spain as it moves to centralise its global operations to locations in Germany…

The International Cricket Council (ICC) has renewed its global partnership with Chinese smartphone manufacturer Oppo

The Infront agency has reached agreements with broadcasters across more than 60 territories for the 2019-20 season of the International Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation’s (IBSF) World Cup, which gets u…

The European Tour has announced the three finalists for a technology incubator project designed to identify ideas that can increase engagement in golf

Agency veteran to oversee strategy and management of entire client portfolio, and promotion is part of a series of leadership moves

The Olympic Channel has launched an official account on short-form video platform TikTok

Ligue 1 champions Paris Saint-Germain have signed a three-year ‘Premium Partner’ deal with country tourism agency Visit Rwanda.

The 14-race, all-electric Formula E series will have full world championship status from the start of the 2020-21 season, after approval by the world governing body for motorsport, the Federation Internationale…

After an executive board meeting in Madrid earlier this week, the International Triathlon Union (ITU) announced a new competition to be added to its calendar named the Sprint and Team World Championships,…

An invitation to tender has been issued for international betting video rights to Spanish football’s Copa del Rey and Supercopa tournaments between 2019-20 and 2021-22.

Nitro Circus, the world’s largest action sports brand, has appointed London-based The Sports Consultancy to work on the host city selection process for its proposed slate of worldwide live events. 

Eurovision Services, the business arm of the European Broadcasting Union consortium of public-service broadcasters, has been selected by Premier League Productions (PLP) as the principal global distributor…